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A Conversation on Forgiveness

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A Conversation on Forgiveness (December 5, 2000)
With Dr Donald W Shriver, Jr (President Emeritus - Union Theological Seminary, New York) and with Michael Henderson (author of 'Forgiveness, Breaking the Chain of Hate')
at an event hosted by Initiatives of Change and the Mennonite Central Committee.

 

A Day of Acknowledgement

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On April 22, 1999, Oregon formally acknowledged its discriminatory racial history at a 'Day of Acknowledgement' at the State Capitol. Prompted by a Portland-based coalition inspired by Hope in the Cities, a resolution was passed by the state legislature and was signed by the president of the Senate and the Speaker of the House stating that Oregon’s history had been 'marred by racial discrimination, exclusion, bigotry, and great injustice towards people of color.' It noted that it was 150 years since the notorious Exclusionary Act of 1840. Following the signing nearly 800 of the general public of all backgrounds packed the House Chamber at the invitation of the Speaker to mark the occasion.

 
A Man for All People

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The film tells the story of Dr William Nkomo, a black South African man who fought against racial discrimination. He was part of the founders of the African National Congress (ANC) youth league. In the 50's he met white people who got him in contact with the ideas of IofC; he was invited to participate in a conference in Lusaka. The film includes many testimonies of people who came to meet Nkomo, or who travelled and worked with him to various places. The end of the film has a fairly long sequence in sync of Nkomo speaking in front of an audience, as well as a short interview of him shot on the terrace in Caux, Switzerland.

 

A Man to Match the Hour

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Shows Peter Howard's travels and speeches in USA, Africa, South America etc and Includes biographical elements of Peter Howard's life.

Production's date: 1965

 

As We Want the World to Live interviews

'As we want the world to live' is a series of interview programmes made by volunteers for Portland's Liberty Cable Community Access Channel 7 between 1980 and 1984. The following seven interviews were conducted by Michael Henderson, an English journalist who lived in the city for 20 years, and focused on visitors to Oregon, often friends of his, 'drawing out how people of faith can relate their convictions to the needs of their communities' and 'offering ideas on how to work for world peace.' Henderson also hosted 'World Press in Review' on Oregon Public Broadcasting TV and for 19 years did regular radio commentaries on Oregon public radio stations. Music by David Mills. These films are available for free personal viewing only. Licenses are required for non-profit, educational, government or commercial use; please contact film.archives@iofc.org

As We Want the World to Live: Interview with Dr Kim Beazley

One of Australia’s most respected political leaders spells out what he believed in and why. When Kim Beazley entered Parliament he was the youngest member, when he left it 32 years later he was the longest serving member. He died in 2007 at the age of 90. Through his words we can see why he was so respected, why three former Australian prime ministers attended his funeral and the national paper, 'The Australian' could describe him as 'a political rarity who put his religion and moral beliefs before his political interests.' For 23 years he was in political Opposition yet it was from this position that he achieved great gains for the country. The Guardian wrote, 'In debate and in his dealings with people, Beazley had what in the present-day parliamentary climate would be regarded as a rare fault, the desire to never hurt others personally.' This interview was made in 1981. Since this time one has seen many advances nationally in Australia for Aboriginal rights which Beazley made a priority in his life, This came about because in 1953 he was chosen by his Parliament to represent Australia at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II and he decided to follow this with a visit to the conference centre in Caux, Switzerland. He stayed seven weeks, because what he saw was 'extremely significant', with healing coming in international relations between France and Germany and Germany and Denmark and learned a spiritual discipline of seeking God’s will.

 

As We Want the World to Live: Interview with Tianethone & Viengxay Chantharasy

An interview with a Buddhist couple, Tianethone and Viengxay Chantharasy, at a time when their country Laos had been taken over by Communists and Tianethone as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs had narrowly escaped execution. He had been Charge d'Affaires in Washington DC, (1960-64) and in Canberra (1967-71), and Ambassador in New Delhi (1971-74) representing the Lao Royal Government . Viengxay told Michael Henderson in the interview, 'If we have hatred in our hearts we cannot have peace in the world.' They emailed him in January 2017, more than 35 years later, that despite their suffering they refuse to harbour bitterness against any countries and anyone. They instead wish friends and foes well, and continue to cherish hope for a genuine national reconciliation of hearts among Lao people. They are patiently and quietly practising with many members of their extended family the five precepts of Buddhism and IofC’s four absolute moral standards, the power of forgiveness and the secret of listening to the inner voice. 'We are sharing with those who have crossed our paths our personal humble life experiences of change, of choices and of priorities, which are the loving care for those living close to us every day at their advanced ages.'

 

As We Want the World to Live: Interview with Jim Coulter

'Tell them about your great war record where you crashed three of our planes and didn’t do any harm to theirs.' This was his son’s novel encouragement to Pilot Officer Jim Coulter to speak about his four years in the Royal Australian Air Force. Today’s interview is characterized by a light approach to serious subjects, a life which has brought Kim in touch with seven Australian prime ministers including one who, when he was wondering whether to devote his post-war life to Moral Re-Armament, advised him, 'If I were you I’d back my hunch and give it a go.' His religious education was so spare that by 18 he had only attended church twice and thought that the Sermon on the Mount was delivered in Perth’s Mount Street yet believed God saved his life in one plane crash and could even help to end a big mining dispute in Bougainville. He and his wife Rita have been an inspiration to all sorts around the world. In 2015 he was decorated for his service in the Normandy invasion by the French government.

 

As We Want the World to Live: Interview with Vilma Maritz

A young Afrikaner woman describes how in the South African apartheid era she refound her faith, lost her fear of crowds and of black people, and worked with activists in townships. She helped found a multi-racial women's organization, Kontak, some of whose members were honoured thirty years later by then President Mandela for the role women had played in building bridges and paving the way for a negotiated settlement.

 

As We Want the World to Live: Interview with Stanley and Helen Nichols-Roy

Stanley and Helen Nichols-Roy from Shillong, capital of the Northeast Indian hill state of Meghalaya. Helen is American and the two met at university in California. Stanley’s mother was also American and his father was ovilmane of the drafters of the Indian Constitution. They talk about the determination of the Khasi people to create their own state out of Assam and the way in which a change of attitude by Stanley, general secretary of the main political party, and that of his principal opponent, the Chief Minister of Assam. B.P. Chaliha, played a part in keeping their struggle both non-violent and successful.

 

As We Want the World to Live: Interview with Charis Waddy

Australian-born Dr Charis Waddy, author of 'The Muslim Mind' and 'Women in Muslim History'. She was the first woman graduate of Oriental Languages (Arabic and Hebrew) at Oxford University and taught in the Middle East in the 1930s. She underlines the importance of cooperation between people of different faiths.

 

As We Want the World to Live: Interview with John and Denise Wood

John and Denise Wood have been living 10 years in Pasadena, California. John has been Director of Pasadena’s Skills Center and headed the city’s Centennial Committee and Denise was founder and Director of the Office of Creative Connections and author of several books including 'Growing up in Pasadena, What are our Children Telling us?' All this 'in retirement' after a lifetime of service particularly in the rebuilding of relations between European countries after World War II. Denise’s mother was French. They describe the lessons they learned in Pasadena 'listening to the city' and helping mobilize people to deal with the problems which emerged, with no name calling and no watering down of the truth, and expecting the best. One civic leader commented that their work 'relieved the city of cynicism.'

 

Asia's Destiny

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The film shows actions of MRA in Asia, including the tour of Anything to Declare (ATD) in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), in the presence of many officials including ministers and political figures of the country. It also includes Rajmohan Gandhi speaking on the platform about the importance of the multicultural aspect of the Malaysian society, and interviews with Dr Thio Chan Bee and Satya Banerji. The film goes on with actions taken by people in Assam and Nagaland to improve relationships. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi attends a celebration in Nagaland.

Production's date: 1970

Producer:
Jack Dickson

 

Asia Today

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Filmed Speech of Rajmohan Gandhi on Mackinac Island in 1964, speaking about the political situation in Asia, stating that Asians do not want communism, but a larger idea that can be brought by Moral Re-Armament.

Production's date: 1964

 

Asian Experiment

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Documentary about the action of Moral Re-Armament (MRA) in India and other neighbouring regions, such as Ceylon and Nagaland. Diverse people are interviewed, as Rajmohan Gandhi (much material in sync), diverse official people including former members of parliament and governors, students, family members and Niketu Iralu, who all speak about the influence of MRA in their lives or in their aeras.

Production's date: 1969 approximately. The film was most likely shot when Braj Kumar Nehru was governor of Assam and Bangladesh was still called 'West Pakistan'.

 
Belfast Report

Prod Company: Foss Films, for New Ireland Film Productions
Executive Producer : Hannen Foss
Director: Peter Sisam

People from Belfast active in industrial affairs tell how they see a better future for Northern Ireland, and how ideas from MRA can help achieve it.

Production's date: 1974

 

Bognor Meeting (?1950)

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A silent film, containing MRA poster on street for Bognor Pavilion meeting in the south England. People arriving by car and bus. Man with MRA glasses. Speakers.

 

Bolivian President, Senate and people welcome MRA force, 1961

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MRA force with cast of theatre play 'The Tiger' is welcomed by Bolivian authorities.
Military parade in the streets, people gathering in outdoor theatre to watch 'The Tiger'.
Rajmohan Gandhi speaking in front of Bolivian authorities.
Production's date: 1961

 

Bridgebuilders (Denmark)

Prod Company: Positive Productions
Producer: Eric Parfitt

Elsinore castle - Denmark - Conference in Ollerup

Production's date: 1935

 

Britain Works OK

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Various testimonies from people working in industry, who tell how they deceded to improve things in their lives, put things right with their relatives and work for a better understanding.
Production's date: 1978

 

Building huts for Tirley Garth conference, 1965

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A silent film, groups of people building small houses in the area of Tirley Garth in order to welcome future conference participants.

 

Caux 1946

A few scenes from the very beginning of Caux, in 1946.

 

Caux 1946 longue version

 

 
Caux 1948 and other places, silent film

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01'12" : Bill Mackintosh (US pilot who flew the congressional delegation to Switzerland)
01'22" : Buchman welcoming first japanese PM after the war.
01'56" : Surya and Nelun Sena (musicians from Ceylon)
02'21" : Congressional Comitee delegates from the USA
03'04" : Swiss Bundeskanzler Oskar Leimgruber with F. Buchman in Hotel Bellevue, Bern
05'23": Dr Max Huber (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Huber_%28statesman%29)
05'29" : right on the shot : Marcel Pilet-Golaz, foreign Minister of Switzerland
05'38" : Dr. William Reed, music composer from UK
05'45" : Archie Mackenzie, British diplomat
05'57" : Burmese group with Daw Nyein Tha (first lady on the left, front row)
06'05" : Robert Tilge, France
06'24" : Jack Ely (bald man left side)
06'30" : Marion Anderson, opera singer from USA
07'00" : Eleanor Butler, Ireland (and behind entering the doorway : Claire Weiss)
08'57" : 'The Forgotten Factor play shown in Bern. Left in the frame is Frits Philips

 

Crossroad, the story of Frank Buchman

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Prod. Company: MRA

Detailed biography of Frank Buchman and history of his action & MRA. On the second reel there are shots of Frank Buchman speaking in sync. Song 'The World walked into my heart' sung by Muriel Smith and various audio testimonies of people who worked with Buchman, including Irène Laure, Peter Howard and his wife, Conrad Hunte, William Nkomo (South Africa, first African president of the Institute of Race Relations), Marie van Selm (South Africa), Les Dennison (worker, England), King Michael of Romania, Rajmohan Gandhi.

Production's date: 1974

 

Die Antwort

Feature film describing the struggle of workers and industry leaders in the Finnish steel industry to find an agreement and fight together for a more democratic way of leading industrial affairs by creating a factory council, and starting to speak honestly with each other in order to gain and maintain confidence. / This is the only film for which the composer Jean Sibelius gave permission for his music to be used. Producer: Viljo Lampela, Director: Viljo Lampela

 

El Condor

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Producer: Scoville Wishard
Director: George Fraser
Film 'written and produced by students from the universities of San Marcos and Cusco, Peru. The plot takes place in the university of 'Latinia', a fictitious city in South America. Carlos, a young man who comes from a rich family, makes friends with young communists. The play 'The TIger' is being shown in town and communist students get invited to see it. After having seen the play, Carlos' father comes to him and asks for forgiveness for his attitude; he then changes his attitude and this is the starting point of a new and honest atmosphere between the protagonists.

Production's date: 1962
Copy's audio language: English

 

Freedom

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The film tells the story of African men fighting for land, and fighting against each other. Progressively throughout the film the King of the land, a white man (Mr Roland) who represents the colonization, and different local people discover the way to fight together and unite in order to remake the world.

Cast :
The King : Matthew Elebsunu (Nigeria)
The Queen : Elsie Chivuzie (Nigeria)
Adamu : Manasseh Moerane (South Africa)
Mutanda : Ifoghale Amata (Nigeria)
Mr Roland : Lionel Jardine (England)

 

Galloping Horse

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Inauguration of the centre for MRA activities at 'Asia Plateau', Panchgani, India. People meet the President of India before coming to Asia Plateau; they told him that their were feeling responsible for the future of their country. A 19 year old boy who used to 'waste his time' singing in the streets decided to start using his voice to inspire others to change.

The film describes actions taken by ordinary people to help bring change into society. After apologizing to four men he'd been hating, one man suggests that they work together in order to make a difference. After his work, he teaches 200 young children who don't have an opportunity to go to school otherwise. One man who used to drink, gamble and be violent with others decides to listen to his inner voice and returns to his wife he'd left years before. She decides to forgive him and start life together again.

In a region where farmers are growing food, Mr R Lala meets them and gatherings are organized in the valley, where it is said that 'MRA is spreading across the country like a galloping horse'.

The end of the film emphasizes the importance of the four moral standards of absolute honesty, purity, unselfishness and love, and the fact that 'everyone is needed' in this revolution.

 

Give a Dog a Bone

Theatre play originally written by Peter Howard and adapted to the screen. Story of a dog, his master (a boy), his master's family and a man who comes from space. The boy runs away from his family and goes to London with Ringo his dog. He meets a man who comes from space, and helps him in his journey, to resist the 'king of rats', who changes people into animals as soon as they say 'I couldn't care less'.

Director:
Henry Cass

Cast:
Ronnie Stevens
Richard Warner
Ivor Danvers
Bryan Coleman
Robert Davies
Len Maley
Patricia O'Callaghan
Daphne Foreman
Angela Easterling
Rey Heymann
Roy Skelton
Frances Jane Ashworth
Pamela Jones
Geraldine Long
Gary Brighton
Philip Newman
Jill Love
Richard Manuel

Production's date: 1965

 

Happy Deathday

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Originally a theatre play written by Peter Howard. An old man has his birthday. On this occasion he is given a present by his grand daughter who is fond of him. On the other hand, she hates her parents and the atmosphere in the family is quite tense. The occasion of the old man's birthday is the opportunity to raise essential themes (love, life, marriage, etc.); in the end the young woman discovers that she is pregnant, and that the child is from her father's assistant. She doesn't get the support she longs for, and commits suicide.

Producer: Louis Fleming and Donald Loughman

Director: Henry Cass

Cast:
Cyril Luckham (as Josiah Swineyard)
Harry Biard (as Dr John Sylvester)
Clement McCallin (as Prof Esteban Zoltan)
Yvonne Antrobus (as Jetta Zoltan)
Bryan Coleman (as Dr Oliver Tarquin)
Harriette Johns (as Rebecca Zoltan)
John Comer (as Briggs)

Productions's date: 1968

 

Harambee Africa

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Producer and Director: Hugh Steadman Williams

The film opens with the cast of the musical show Harambee Africa helping to build a hospital and a road in the spirit of Harambee which means pull together Africa. The show was first produced at the MRA conference 'Aim for Africa' demonstration held at Kenyatta College near Nairobi. Opening of the conference and footage of Conrad Hunte, Vice Captain of the West Indies Cricket team, speaking and leading the sports programme. The cast of Harambee Africa perform for Kenyan Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta who commissioned the cast to take the musical show to other African countries. The film shows the cast performing in Khartoum Sudan for the Government and the El Mahdi with receptions and state occasions, plus the cast visiting Ethiopia and being received by Haile Selassie with shots of the arrival with a full grown Lion at the door of the plane, His Imperial Majesty's mascot. The cast is given a special place of honour when the government welcomes the French President on a state visit.

Production's date: 1965

 

Hope (Hoffnung)

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Director: Harold Schuster

Cast: miners from the Ruhr (Germany)

Adapted theatre play for the cinema. The play 'Hoffnung' (Hope) is introduced by some documentary shots of the cast being invited to show the play in diferent places around the world (Germany where they meet with Adenauer, Switzerland, Cyprus, Kerala-India, Japan, United States: Washington, New York, etc.). The story is about a man who escapes a communist country (east Germany) and starts living in the west. He discovers that the people in the west have no ideology and no direction for their lives. With people he meets in the west, he discovers the four moral standards of MRA, and convinces a former communist agent to change and open his life to new ideas. The film end with testimonies of miners about their experience of change.

Production's date: 1960

 

Japanese Journey

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The film is about the journey of a Japanese delegation (including the mayors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki) to Caux in 1950.

 

Jotham Valley

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Story about two brothers in the west of the United States, who deal with hatred and griefs, leading Jotham to close the water supply for the whole valley. Reconciliation takes place in the end. (see attached files : copy of newspaper article issued when the play was first shown in Broadway, that include a Syopsis of the story).
Production's date: 1952

Cast:

Joth Jotham : Leland Holland
Jennifer Jotham : Ilene Godfrey
Spindle : Cecil Broadhurst
Seth Jotham : Dick Stollery

Moose : Dwight Boileau
Slugger : Frank McGee
Smokie : Ron Roberts
Sundown : Howard Boyd

The Waggle family : David Allen, Elsie Menzies, Tommy Kennedy, Chris Channer, Val Fleming, Fernanda Smith.

Mrs Hubbard : Phillis Konstam
Mrs Whipple : Mabel Curtis
Mart Billings : Harold Sack
Jack Collins : Blanton Belk

... and the original Jotham Valley chorus
Book, Lyrics and music : Cecil Broadhurst
Additionnal music : Frances Roots Hadden & George Fraser
Arranged and conducted by : Dr. Will Reed
Staged by: Howard Reynolds

 
Landgirls in Tirley Garth Conference Centre during the war

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Landgirls cultivate vegetables in Tirley Garth Conference Centre's land and and sell them in town during the war.

 

Men of Brazil

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This is a documentary of truth from the Brazilian waterfront – the true story of the men and women of the port of Rio de Janeiro as it actually happened.

At that time a battle of ideas was raging for control of the ports of the world. In Rio de Janeiro in 1953 two unions, one official and the other unofficial, fought for leadership of the port.

In this struggle two men were bitter enemies – Nelson Marcellino, leader of the official union and head of the baggage warehouse, and Damasio Cardoso, cranedriver and a leader of the unofficial union. Men were armed and went in fear of their lives. Strikes were frequent...

For information on the history behind making the film please read this article entitled ,Ordinary Brazilians doing Extraordinary things' written by Luis Puig.

Cast:
Damasio – Damasio Cardoso
Nair – Nair Cardoso
Nelson – Nelson Marcellino de Carvalho
Odette – Odette de Carvalho
Boxer – Antonio Claudio da Costa
Luiz – Waldemar Rosa de Silveira
Henrique – Henrique Raymundo de Oliveira
Claudio – Claudio de Asevedo Falcao
Marly – Marly Falcao
Judge – Everardo Dias De Motta
Superintendent – Zenith Do Valle Aguiar

Crew:
Directors – Nelson Marcellino de Carvalho, Otto Lopes Barbosa & Carlos Anselmo
Production – Moral Re-Armament
Writing – Nelson Marcellino de Carvalho, Otto Lopes Barbosa & Carlos Anselmo
Dubbed English dialogue – Robert Tafur
Photography – Edgar Eichhorn
Music – Remo Usai
Sound – Glen Glenn

Awards:
Golden Berlin Bear Award Nominee – 1960 (Berlin International Film Festival)

 

 

Mr Brown comes down the Hill

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A man, a woman and a priest climb a mountain. The man goes alone to the top and finds another man on the top: Mr Brown (Jesus). The man asks Mr Brown to come down the mountain and meet the people who live down there. In town in a bar, Mr Brown forces a drunken man (Andy) to drink water. Andy dies in the bar. Mr Brown is given pills from a doctor, and dies after taking them.

Director: Henry Cass

Cast:
Eric Flynn (Mr. Brown), Mark Heath (Black man), Lillias Walker (Harlot), John Richmond (Bishop), Richard Warner (Doctor), Brian Coleman (second Bishop), Alan White (Andy), Donald Simpson (3rd Bishop), Noel Carey (4th Bishop), Robert Hartley, Kenneth Waller, David Bird, Pauline Loring, Gina Curtis, Astley Harvey, Anthony Higginson, Gary Brighton, Guy Standeven, Mike Lewin, Roy Heymann

Production's date: 1965

 

New Netherlands

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A silent film of the Utrecht conference 6-17 May 1937

 

Out of the frying pan into the fight

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Promotion film with fictitious elements, about the four moral standards and their application in the daily life of young people.

 

Papua New Guinea land of the future

Film report of the visit of Anything to Declare cast to Papua New Guinea. Cast giving performances of ATD, meeting local people; speech (sync) from Paul Lapun. / Visuals of Bougainville coppermines and members of cast visiting villages and homes. Outdoor stadium / stage for performance preparation / Rorovana people who used to be former ennemies watch the film Freedom together and come to an agreement that is reported in the press. / Visit of the cast to Rabaul on the island of New Britain, where there had been tension, and are recieved by Julius Chan, member of the Assembly.

Production's date: 1971

 

Pickle Hill

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The play is the story of Frank Buchman's first experiences of bringing change to a college in Pennsylvania, when the students were going to strike. The visit of Buchman to this place helped to improve the situation greatly. In particular he helped a man called Bill Pickle to improve his life and relationships, and stop drinking. The film ends with a series of people on stage paying tribute to Frank Buchman and his work, Frank sitting in a chair (it's acted as in the play, but much of the speeches relate to real events from the history of MRA). Filmed 1964 from the stage play.

 

Rousing a Nation

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Filmed report of the first Oxford Group meeting in Birmingham, in 1936. No sound. Shots of the 1936 British industries fair. Loudon Hamilton leads the procession. Cuthbert Bardsley talking to the crowd. Band playing, conducted by George Fraser. Frank Buchmann broadcasting in front of crowd.

Production's date: 1936

 

Space is so Startling

(performed by students in Mackinac, USA)

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Introduced by Mrs Anthony Quinn
Made and acted by the students attending the 1964 conference at the MRA centre film studio,Mackinac Island USA.
Based on the Peter Howard musical which was performed At Westminster Theatre in London. .Island
Story based on the Astronaut and Cosmonaut race for space in the late 50's early 60's
Production's date: 1964

 

The Courage to Change

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In the mid-80s, in Richmond, Virginia, a diverse groups of citizens developed a vision of how their city could help heal the deep racial divisions in America. By crossing social divides and building courageous partnerships they patterned a citizen-led movement that became Hope in the Cites.

 
The Crowning Experience

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The film was actually based on a touring stage play, which itself was based on the life of Dr Mary McLeod Bethune, the pioneering educator and civil rights activist who became an adviser to President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Screen play by Alan Thornhill
Directed by produced and presented by Moral Re-Armament
First premiered at the Warner Theatre, Broadway and Forty-seventh Street, New York
Running time: 102 minutes.

Directors: Marion Clayton Anderson, Rickard Tegström
Writer: Alan Thornhill

The Cast:
Emma Tremaine: Muriel Smith
Charlie: Louis Byles
Sarah Spriggs: Ann Buckles
Julie: Anna Marie McCurdy
Mrs Spriggs: Phyllis Konstam
Austin Blaney: Robert Anderson
Young Charlie: George McCurdy
Mr Spriggs: William Pawley Jr.

The Crew:
Editor: Cecil Broadhurst
Prologue Narrator: Joel McCrea
Music by: Paul Dunlap
Cinematography: Rickard Tegström

Music Department:
Conductor: George Fraser
Musical Director: Paul Dunlap
Assistant (to George Fraser): Herbie Allen, Cecil Broadhurst, Frances Hadden, Richard Hadden, John Hopcraft, Waldemar Smith

 

The Forgotten Factor, a play by Alan Thornhill

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Filmed theatre play describing a conflict between trade unions leaders and factory directors, opposing two families. The son of the company director acts as a catalyst of change and dialogue between his father and his friend's father, the trade union leader. The film ends up with a reconciliation between the two men.

Cast:
Richard Wilson, an industrialist: Eric BENTLEY
Mrs Wilson, his wife: Alice TOOKER
Betty, his daughter: Ruth HANNON
Dick, his son: Stewart LANCASTER

Jim Rankin, a labour leader: Howard REYNOLDS
Mrs Rankin, his wife: Phyllis KONSTAM
Polly, his daughter: Carol DEANE
Bobby, his son: David ALLEN

Joe Bush, a labour organise : Paul CAMPBELL
Mac: Harold SACK
Bob: Ron ROBERTS
Jack: Walter FARMER

Production's date: 1952

 

Turn on the Light

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Conference on Mackinac Island, Frank Buchman welcomes delegates. Speeches by Frank Buchman.
Production's date: 1951

 

Voice of the Hurricane

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Prod. Company: MRA Productions
Producer: Scoville Wishard
Director: George Fraser
Cast: Muriel Smith, Phyllis Konstam ; Reginald Owen ; William Close; Jane Wax ; David Cole ; William Pawley jr.

Story of a white family and their black cook in the colonial African context. Based on a stage play that clearly has echoes of the Mau Mau nationalist struggle in Kenya.

Production's date: 1964

 

Walking Buffalo - World Journey

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The colour film depicts the 1960 world journey undertaken by 88 year old Chief Walking Buffalo of the Stoney Nakoda Nation, of Alberta, Canada and Chief David Crowchild of the Tsuut’ina Nation who, with their families, travelled to meet the indigenous peoples of Hawaii, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and Uganda. Wearing their distinctive traditional regalia they were welcomed at the highest level by the leaders of those countries. Sponsored by International Moral Re-Armament, the film portrays the close ties between indigenous people everywhere and challenges them to take their rightful place in society.

The film was photographed by Canadian Robert Fleming of Kingston, Ontario and narrated by Edward Devlin of Ottawa, Ontario – formally a producer with the Canadian Broadcasting.

Corporation.